Gonzalez vs Fuentes Info
Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez beat Moises Fuentes by knockout in the 5th round on Saturday 15th September 2018 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The fight took place over rounds in the Super Flyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 115 pounds (8.2 stone or 52.2 KG).
Gonzalez vs Fuentes stats
Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez stepped into the ring with a record of 46 wins, 2 loses and draws, 38 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Moises Fuentes made his way to the ring with a record of 25 wins, 5 loses and 1 draw, with 14 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Gonzalez had a large advantage in power over Fuentes, boosting at 83% knock out percentage over Fuentes' 56%.
Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez was the same age as Moises Fuentes, at 33 years old.
Fuentes had a height advantage of 4 inches over Gonzalez. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez & Moises Fuentes fought out of an orthodox stance.
Gonzalez was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 1 year and 10 months earlier than Fuentes, who’s first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 107 more professional rounds, 247 to Fuentes' 140.
Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez went into the fight ranked number 6 by the WBA and 2 by the WBC in the 115lb division.
Gonzalez vs Fuentes form
Gonzalez had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Diomel Diocos on 23rd December 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round at Arena, Kanagawa, Japan.
Previous to that, he had defeated Moises Fuentes on 15th September 2018 by knockout in the 5th round at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Srisaket Sor Rungvisai on 9th September 2017 by knockout in the 4th round in their WBC World Super Flyweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.
Before that, he had lost to Srisaket Sor Rungvisai on 18th March 2017 by majority decision in their WBC World Super Flyweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had beat Carlos Cuadras on 10th September 2016 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Flyweight championship fight at Forum, Inglewood.
Fuentes had lost to all of his last 2 opponents.
In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Daigo Higa on 4th February 2018 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their WBC World Flyweight championship fight at Prefectural Budokan, Okinawa, Japan.
Previous to that, he had been beaten by Kosei Tanaka on 31st December 2016 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBO World Junior Flyweight championship fight at Memorial Center, Gifu.
Gonzalez's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years 3 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 35 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7 rounds on average.
Fuentes' last 2 fights had come over a period of 1 year 1 month and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 3 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 6 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 3 rounds on average.
What time did Gonzalez vs Fuentes start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 8:00 pm EST / 5:00 pm PST at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 1:00 am BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Gonzalez vs Fuentes?
Gonzalez vs Fuentes was broadcast on HBO PPV in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BT Sport Box Office.